In spite of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we’re pleased to report that Friday’s edition of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph will include a full-color specialty sports publication we have managed to keep going — the BDT 2020 Football Fall Blitz
Most hunters don’t care if the weather really stinks and the bucks are scarce as long as the food in camp is good and there is a lot of it.
Spring meant heading for the golf course, time out in the garden, packing away the winter clothes and, to be honest, hoping not to ever need them again.
Spring meant everything but football.
Teachers — and coaches, after all, teachers are what coaches are — are meant to empower and inspire, to light fires within those who come under their guidance and, yes, spell.
Covering high school sports one becomes accustomed to a natural seasonal rhythm.
The problem of the 2020-21 sports cycle is that thanks to COVID-19, everything is chaos from day one.
We need our sports – not at the expense of risking lives, which creates a terrible predicament for those who run the sports and work in medicine — but we need a distraction, a stimulant, entertainment and something to marvel at.
Even on a day when he was given a shiny plaque with his name on it, Jim Holland remained humble and thankful at his induction ceremony into th…
Since the late 1940s, George McGonagle has been walking the confines of Bowen Field, soaking up baseball lore and toiling on behalf of the sport he loves. The Appalachian League became the latest to honor Bluefield’s premier ambassador of baseball by naming him to its new league hall of fame.
The fact that former WVU athletic director Oliver Luck, former WVU president Jim Clements and current athletic director Shane Lyons are all mentioned as potential candidates for the ACC Commissioner job is good news for WVU.
COLUMN: Professional sports are starting to return and if baseball cannot figure out an plan to play America will turn its back on the nation's pastime continuing the sports decline.
I was 10 years old. My dad bought me a few dozen plastic golf balls. I burrowed a few golf holes in dirt as make-shift greens ... Oh yeah, one other thing, I lived in the government-funded projects in the Germantown section of Quincy.
This Week's Circulars
Rosemary Lane Hickerson, 66 of Princeton died suddenly Monday, September 21, 2020 at Princeton Community Hospital from Covid-19. For more information, please go to the website www.memorialfd.com. The Hickerson family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on t…
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